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After the storm voices from the Delta

ExecSum After the Storm Final 23Feb09

Thai PM Calls for All Sides to Participate in Burmese Elections

Thai Prime Minister has asked Burmese premier to encourage the opposition to compete in the forthcoming general election in Burma.

QUOTE OF THE DAY The open engagement of community based organizations is essential to effectively implement sustainable recovery and rebuilding efforts in the [Delta] region.

—Cynthia Maung, Burmese renowned humanitarian worker

Voice of America
Johns Hopkins School Calls for UN Investigation into Burma's ...
Voice of America - USA
By Ron Corben A report led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Medicine has called for a United Nations investigation into Burma's handling of aid and ...
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Honoring the fallen and the brave
CPJ Press Freedom Online - New York,NY,USA
That journalistic drive put Nagai in the line of fire during Burma 's 2007 Saffron Revolution, when he was shot and killed by a soldier while filming a ...
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ILO, Burma extend ‘supplementary understanding’
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,India
by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) - The International Labour Organization and Burma’s military regime on Thursday extended Supplementary Understanding on the ...
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Burma's refugees barred
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
CHA-AM, Thailand: Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi has called for Burma's Muslim boatpeople to be pushed back if they attempt to land on any ...
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Burmese regime blocked international aid to cyclone victims ...
guardian.co.uk - UK
Burmese people beg for food in the rain as aid begins to arrive following cyclone Nargis. Photograph: Getty Images International aid for cyclone victims in ...
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Burma sets condition for accepting Rohingya migrants
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,India
by Usa Pichai Hua Hin (Mizzima) The Thai Foreign Minister has said that the Burmese military regime has agreed to take back only those migrants, ...
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Global Fund Discusses Possible Return to Burma
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
By THE IRRAWADDY A visit to Burma this week by a Global Fund delegation could result in a resumption of the fund’s discontinued anti-AIDS program there, ...
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Burmese junta should be referred to ICC: Report
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,India
by Mizzima News New Delhi (Mizzima) - The United Nations Security Council should refer Burma’s military rulers to the International Criminal Court for ...
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Will US Oil Companies Return to Burma?
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
By WILLIAM BOOT BANGKOK — Burma watchers are wondering if US oil and gas developers might return to the country after the Barack Obama government announced ...
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Burma agrees to take back Muslim boat people
Nation Multimedia - Bangkok,Thailand
Chaam - Burma has agreed to take back the socalled Rohingya Muslim boat people if they could be identified as ethnic Bangali who were born in the country, ...
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ABITSU - All Burma I.T Students' Union
By Ron Corben, VOA News, Bangkok: A group of Southeast Asian politicians promoting human rights and justice in Burma say this week’s ASEAN summit on political reform in Burma will be a vital test for the 10-member group. ...
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Burma Deliberately Blocked Cyclone Aid: John Hopkins Report
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US President Barack Obama should seize on his global popularity and reach out to Burma and Cuba, which are ready to change if sanctions are lifted, East Timor's leader Jose Ramos-Horta said Wednesday. Ramos-Horta, who shared the 1996 ...
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MYANMAR – MALAYSIA Burmese refugees in Malaysia abused, handcuffed ...
Source talks to AsiaNews about visiting a refugee centre, describing its horrors: a hundred people living to a room without blankets to sleep; women humiliated and forced to strip; the canteen selling ordinary items at exorbitant prices ...
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Australia signs FTA with ASEAN boost bilateral economy | Home ...
The deal could be worth in excess of 40 billion Australian dollars ($25.8 billion) for the Australian economy over the next two decades and gives companies greater scope for trade with the 10 ASEAN members - Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, ...
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